Switchee is 8 years old and it’s been quite a ride. Our first product, the connected Switchee thermostat is already in 120 of the UK’s biggest housing providers.
We’re growing 100% year on year and are backed by some of the best-known investors in technology and social impact. We are a small team of 70+ passionate and ambitious people driven by a collective desire to make a positive impact in the housing sector, both for residents and landlords.
Come and join us on our mission to improve the quality of life for people living in rented homes.
We are self-motivated, dependable and trusted to manage our own schedule & priorities.
We trust our colleagues to give us honest feedback and have our best interests at heart.
Our customers and residents trust us to use their data for good.
We are aware of our social responsibility to our clients and the environment.
We seek out feedback to identify our strengths and weaknesses and develop positively.
We are sensitive to the impact that our behaviour has on others.
We provide a safe space for people to do their best work and grow.
We own the task and find the resources and tools to get the job done.
We are nimble. We test things early and iterate fast.
We care about improving the quality of life for people living in rented homes.
We invest in each other’s success and personal development.
We are quick to respond when teammates need help.
We speak freely and challenge each other in order to find the best solution.
We keep digging until we find the truth and root cause of a situation.
We hold our strong opinions lightly, listen and assume positive intent; We commit to the agreed idea.
Workplace & culture
We look for people who share our values and can add to our culture. Values are shared beliefs that guide our decision-making, and culture is how we function as a group and how we live our values as individuals. Read more about the way we manage our culture HERE.
Here are some examples of who we are:
We have the desire to build something revolutionary.
We care about the environment and are interested in energy efficiency.
We like technology and neat solutions to complex problems.
We are biassed toward action.
We're open, positive, and straightforward.
We are not able to nurture success for those who don’t thrive on challenge and change.
We are not a team for people who believe in negative chatter and gossip.
Quarterly company retreats
Regular overnight stays with team building and entertainment. One of our retreats a year lasts for an entire week and we typically go abroad!
Work from home equipment
We provide you with a Windows/Macbook laptop, height-adjustable monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse, headset, desk and ergonomic chair.
Learning & development
We are always pushing for L&D, you will be assigned your own annual budget of £500, monthly books & career development coaching.
Share options form a part of your compensation package. All of us have a piece of our success.
Matching charity donations
Movember challenge, annual Auction of Promises for donations to the Mind charity and other initiatives will be organised throughout the year.
Access to ThanksBen
Our benefits platform provides you with plenty of discounts as well as access to coaching, yoga, nutrition, exercise and other sessions for free.
At Switchee we work in the New Hybrid way. You will be remote-first with an ability to get a desk space in our central office at the Sandbox, London Bridge. Read more on how this work here.
Enhanced family leaves
Switchee is offering enhanced maternity and paternity leaves (read details here). That, coupled with our flexible working and a hybrid model, will allow you to spend as much time with your family as you need.
Unlimited Holidays are awesome for you to take as much time to rest and take care of yourself as you need. We check that all of our team members are taking a minimum of 25 days of holidays per year.
Spill - Mental health
Switchee cares about your mental health and on top of the various adjustments we have already introduced such as flexible working hours, wellbeing Wednesdays, wellbeing channel on Slack, various initiatives and polls, we are also offering you access to Spill where you can reach a therapist and speak about anything that's on your mind!
Private health insurance
Switchee provides all employees with private health insurance which may be used for hospital treatments, out-patient treatments, dentistry, glasses, cancer treatments and a variety of other medical benefits.
Switchee Employees are offered life assurance (death in service insurance), allowing for 4x annual salary cover for your loved ones may the worst happen.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
We stand by promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion at Switchee to create a welcoming workplace where all individuals are valued, respected and supported, whilst fostering a culture that embraces differences and ensures equity and inclusion for all. We aim to create and implement initiatives that promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging throughout our company.